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The first photos of Netflix's Iron Fist reveal a man questioning his hacky sack skills

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Marvel's Netflix series is speeding toward its own supergroup "Avengers" moment with The Defenders, but before that, we'll get one or two more standalone series — Luke Cage and Iron Fist. We've now seen the first images of the latter's titular hero (aka Daniel Rand (aka actor Finn Jones (aka Loras Tyrell from Game of Thrones))). And the photos tell a story all their own: the story of a man who realizes just how powerful he is when he loses his precious hacky sack.

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Maybe I'm reading too much into these pictures — after all, overanalyzing leaked photos from popular science fiction / superhero movies is a pretty serious hobby of mine. But if you look at the way Fists' / Jones' / Rands' / Tyrell's mouth twists as he looks up, I don't think it's too much of a stretch to read his lips:

"I could really use some footbag juggling right now."

"Oh no! My knee hit the hacky sack at a much greater force than expected!"

"If the gravity on Earth is measured at 9.80665 m/s² and the hacky sack reaches a maximum height of approximately 830 meters, then the force by which I kneed it would be..."

"Tacos. I'm hungry. Where can I get tacos?"

In the comics, Danny Rand is raised in the mystical city of K'un-L'un before returning to New York to seek vengeance on the death of his family. I'm not sure if there was an equivalent footbag-related activity in K'un-L'un, but I've got hundreds of comics to go through, and I'll do my best to breakfast tacos. Hmm. Where can I get breakfast tacos?